Setting Typing Options
The onscreen keyboard has several built-in shortcuts and tricks that you can turn on or off. Tap Settings > Language & Input and then tap next to Android Keyboard. The Android Keyboard Settings screen opens .
The Android Keyboard Settings screen. After you get the hang of typing on the onscreen keyboard, you’ll know whether a particular typing option is helpful or irritating.
You can set the following options:
- Auto-Capitalization. Capitalize the first letter after a period automatically.
- Sound on Keypress. Play a sound each time you press a key. To adjust the keypress volume, tap Advanced Settings > Keypress Sound Volume Settings. See also “Adjusting the Volume” in Chapter 2.
Add-On Dictionaries. Install, disable, or delete autocorrection dictionaries for various languages.
Auto Correction. Suggest words and corrections on the keyboard automatically as you type . In modest mode, tap a suggestion to accept it; to reject it, finish typing the word. In aggressive mode, Auto Correction replaces typos with suggestions automatically when you tap a space or punctuation character at the end of a word. Touch and hold the center suggestion to see additional suggestions.
Auto Correction suggestions appear at the top of the keyboard as you type. Touch and hold the center suggestion for even more suggestions.
- Show Correction Suggestions. Determines whether Auto Correction suggestions appear.